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Calling on the name of the Lord

a biblical theology of prayer

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Published by IVP Academic in Downer"s Grove, IL .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL25895104M
ISBN 100830826394
ISBN 109780830826391

Calling on the name of the Lord is the easiest, the fastest, and the best way to exercise our spirit, to touch our spirit, and to maintain a strong spirit. We began our Christian life by calling, “And it shall be that everyone, whoever calls on the name of the Lord, shall be saved’’ (Acts ). Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in he Calling On the Name of the Lord (2) Monday, 10 February

Calling “Lord, Lord” Not Enough. It is evident that merely “calling” on the name of Christ is not sufficient to effect salvation since Jesus Himself declared: “Not every one that says unto me, Lord, Lord shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven” (Matthew ).   The word for “call” in Hebrew means to call out to, to cry unto, to cry out; in Greek to invoke a person, to call a person by name audibly. Prayer can be silent, but calling must be audible. In the Old Testament we see that calling on the Lord is even a kind of spiritual breathing (Lam. ) and a way to draw water with rejoicing (Isa.

To "call on" God or the Lord is a frequent biblical expression: it occurs fifty-six times in total (Old Testament, 45; New Testament, 11); on four occasions it is applied to other gods. It often appears in the fuller form, "call on the name of" (31 times). The highest concentration is in the psalms (16 times). The act of “calling on the name of the Lord” is mentioned in Joel , “And it will come about that whoever calls on the name of the LORD [Yahweh] will be delivered.” This is quoted in Acts , “And it shall be that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord [kurios] will be saved.”.


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After defining prayer simply as "calling on the name of the Lord," Gary Millar follows the contours of the Bible's teaching on prayer. His conviction is that even careful readers can often overlook significant material because it is deeply embedded in narrative or poetic /5(6). After defining prayer simply as "calling on the name of the Lord," Gary Millar follows the contours of the Bible's teaching on prayer.

His conviction is that even careful readers can often overlook significant material because it is deeply embedded in narrative or poetic /5. "In Calling on the Name of the Lord, Gary Millar has done a service to the church that, if taken to heart, will help us deal with a big problem in the church today: our lack of prayer.

There is one thing better than having this book in your library, and that would be to read it and learn from its pages!"/5(6). NAME OF THE LORD. What is the meaning of calling on the name of the Lord. Some Christians think that calling Calling on the name of the Lord book the Lord is the same as praying to Him.

Yes, calling is a kind of prayer, but it is not merely praying. The Hebrew word for call means to call out to, to cry unto, to cry out. The Greek word for call means to invoke a person, to call a person by name.

for, "Whoever shall call upon the name of the Lord will be saved." for "WHOEVER WILL CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED." For “whoever calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved.” For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

Calling on the name of the Lord means out loud All Christians have at some point prayed to God. God hears these prayers, whether they’re silent, quiet, or loud. But the practice of calling, which is a form of praying, is definitely audible.

The participle phrase, “calling on the name of the Lord,” describes what Paul was doing when he was baptized for the remission of his sins.

To call upon the name of the Lord we must: 1) hear the gospel, 2) believe the gospel, and 3) obey the gospel. Therefore, calling upon the name of the Lord is a comprehensive thing, not simply saying the name, "Lord." In Acts we read the same phrase. Here, Peter quotes Joel Peter shows that the events happening at this time on the.

Genesis - To Seth, to him also a son was born; and he called his name Enosh. Then men began to call upon the name of the Lord. Jeremiah in Lamentations called upon the name of the Lord from the deep pit and so do many other Old Testament passages repeat calling upon the Lord.

In joy and in sorrows we see men of God calling upon the name of the Lord and even when facing death Stephen in.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list» Community Reviews/5. names. Praying Through the Names of God is a tool you can use to call on the name of God for a specific need. You can do this in confidence because each of God’s names in Scripture reveals an aspect of his nature suited to the need of the moment.

To call on God’s name in prayer is to appeal to that aspect of his character that relates to. The New Testament believers continued to practice calling on the name of the Lord.

On the day of Pentecost God poured out His Spirit and the early Christians received the Spirit by calling on the name of the Lord Jesus (Acts21). Genesis “Then men began to call on the name of the LORD.” This can have two meanings, to call upon the name of God, addressing him by his proper name or it can even mean they began to call him by other names, or his right name in a wrong manner.

People's Bible Notes for Acts Ac Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord, etc. To turn to the Lord for salvation in his appointed way.

It means far more than simply prayer. He who would call on the name of the Lord for salvation must do more than say, "Lord, Lord, open unto us" (Lu ). He must hear and obey (Mt ). Such is the case with the phrase "to call upon the name of the Lord." We can see in the Bible where the Old Testament believers "call upon the name of the Lord" as a reference to God.

Literally, in Hebrew, this is "call upon the name of Jehovah [YHWH]." This phrase with its variations, "calling upon ". One can readily see that whatever calling on the name of the Lord is much more than saying His precious name. The above two passages greatly emphasize the need of obedience to the commands of the Lord.

The first instance in which we find an inspired man using the prophecy from Joelwas Peter on the day of Pentecost (Acts KJV). That. To call upon the name of the Lord is to subject one's self to the majesty and holiness of the divinely sovereign God of the universe.

So, when someone "calls upon the name of the Lord" in order to be saved, it means he or she is putting hope and trust in God. After defining prayer simply as "calling on the name of the Lord," Gary Millar follows the contours of the Bible's teaching on prayer.

His conviction is that even careful readers can often overlook significant material because it is deeply embedded in narrative or poetic. Arise, be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.' Young's Literal Translation and now, why tarriest thou.

having risen, baptize thyself, and wash away thy sins, calling upon the name of the Lord. Study Bible. Paul's Defense to the Crowd. Romans Living Bible (TLB). 13 Anyone who calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved. 14 But how shall they ask him to save them unless they believe in him?

And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them?CALLING ON THE LORD In 2 Timothy Paul charged Timothy to flee youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

This indicates that the Lord’s seekers must be His callers. A. Out of a Pure Heart.In Romans b the Bible says, "For the same Lord is Lord of all and rich to all who call upon Him; for `whoever calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.'" In the past we may have had the concept that these verses were only applicable to an initial salvation experience; however, every Christian also needs a daily salvation from sin.